Jabar Gaffney

All-american College Football Player + Professional Football Player + Wide Receiver
Born Dec 1, 1980

Derrick Jabar Gaffney is an American football wide receiver for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Florida, and was twice recognized as an All-American. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft, and has also played for the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins of the NFL.… Read More

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  • Texans Name Jadeveon Clowney Their Ed Block Courage Award Winner
    Houston Chronicle - Dec 18, 2015
  • Jabar Gaffney Out For Miami Dolphins' Game Against Buffalo Bills
    Fox News - Nov 15, 2012
  • Jabar Gaffney Inactive For Dolphins Against St. Louis; Rams' Conrath Inactive
    Fox News - Oct 14, 2012
  • Madden Nfl 13: Roster Update #6, Week 5
    Arrowhead Addict - Oct 04, 2012


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1980 Birth Born on December 1, 1980.


1997 16 Years Old Gaffney was born in San Antonio, Texas. He attended William M. Raines High School in Jacksonville, Florida, and was a letterman for the Raines Vikings high school football team. In football, he was a two-year starter as a wide receiver, and as a junior in 1997, he caught the game-winning, fourth-quarter touchdown pass in the state championship game.
Gaffney accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Steve Spurrier's Florida Gators football team in 2000 and 2001. … Read More


2001 20 Years Old During the 2001 season, Gaffney and another athlete forcefully detained a 15-year-old boy who was stealing motor scooters from their apartment, and held him until police arrived. … Read More
2002 21 Years Old Gaffney was selected with the 1st pick in the 2nd round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. … Read More
2006 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 16, 2006, the Eagles signed Gaffney to a one-year contract, but released him prior to the start of the regular season.
2007 26 Years Old In his first-ever playoff game, on January 7, 2007 against the New York Jets, Gaffney had a near-career day, catching eight passes for 104 yards, his second 100-yard performance as a receiver (in ten regular season games, Gaffney caught 11 passes for 142 yards and one touchdown.) Gaffney followed that performance a week later against San Diego with another 100-yard game, in which he caught ten passes and scored a touchdown.
2008 27 Years Old Jabar Gaffney finished the 2008 season with 44 receptions for 468 yards and two touchdowns. … Read More
2009 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 27, 2009, Gaffney signed a four-year, $10 million contract with the Denver Broncos. … Read More
2010 29 Years Old Gaffney put up 875 yards in 2010.


2011 30 Years Old Gaffney was traded to the Washington Redskins for defensive end Jeremy Jarmon on July 27, 2011. … Read More
On April 18, 2012, Gaffney announced that he was told not to attend the team's offseason conditioning program and that the Redskins were attempting to trade him. … Read More
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